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Ex-Dividend Reminder: Stepan, Pan American Silver and Warrior Met Coal

Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 3/1/19, Stepan Co. (Symbol: SCL), Pan American Silver Corp (Symbol: PAAS), and Warrior Met Coal Inc (Symbol: HCC) will all trade ex-dividend for their respective upcoming dividends. Stepan Co. will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.25 on 3/15/19, Pan American Silver Corp will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.035 on 3/15/19, and Warrior Met Coal Inc will pay its quarterly dividend of $0.05 on 3/11/19. As a percentage of SCL's recent stock price of $92.81, this dividend works out to approximately 0.27%, so look for shares of Stepan Co. to trade 0.27% lower - all else being equal - when SCL shares open for trading on 3/1/19. Similarly, investors should look for PAAS to open 0.25% lower in price and for HCC to open 0.17% lower, all else being equal.

Below are dividend history charts for SCL, PAAS, and HCC, showing historical dividends prior to the most recent ones declared.

Stepan Co. (Symbol: SCL) :

SCL+Dividend+History+Chart

Pan American Silver Corp (Symbol: PAAS) :

PAAS+Dividend+History+Chart

Warrior Met Coal Inc (Symbol: HCC) :

HCC+Dividend+History+Chart

In general, dividends are not always predictable, following the ups and downs of company profits over time. Therefore, a good first due diligence step in forming an expectation of annual yield going forward, is looking at the history above, for a sense of stability over time. This can help in judging whether the most recen t dividends from these companies are likely to continue. If they do continue, the current estimated yields on annualized basis would be 1.08% for Stepan Co., 0.99% for Pan American Silver Corp, and 0.68% for Warrior Met Coal Inc.

In Wednesday trading, Stepan Co. shares are currently off about 0.6%, Pan American Silver Corp shares are up about 0.1%, and Warrior Met Coal Inc shares are up about 0.6% on the day.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.


The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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